How to Prevent Basement Flooding and Water Damage
For most homeowners, basement flooding and water damage can be incredibly daunting. When water seeps into a home after a storm, a flood or a pipe leak, the average cost of repairs is $3,123.1 But, if you’re proactive and conduct regular maintenance, you can help prevent flooding and water damage...
How to Prevent a Broken Tree From Causing Major Home Damage
What would happen if a storm took a tree down on your property? A broken tree or one of its limbs can cause major (and costly) damage to your roof, siding, deck or even your car. Fortunately, most tree damage is preventable. Paying attention to detail and regular tree maintenance...
6 Important Signs You Need A New Roof
Unsure if you need a new roof? It can be hard to know, especially if you’re not a roofing professional. To help, we’ve put together six no-fail signs you need a new roof. And remember, proactive, regular maintenance can help you avoid major issues down the road. Sign #1: Light...
The Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Schedule
With warmer weather here, you’re probably ready to take a break and enjoy the outdoors. But first, have you prepped your home, so you can relax and enjoy a safe summer? Summertime is the perfect time to keep up with your home maintenance schedule. We’ve put together a summer home...
Garage Upgrade Ideas
From spring cleaning to renovation projects, use these ideas to optimize your garage space. Whether you just moved into a new home, are knee-deep in spring cleaning or are considering a home renovation project, you may be thinking about how to make the most of your garage space. 80% of homebuyers...
Multipurpose Room Ideas: Get the Most Out of Your Condo
Tackle the DIY projects, like hanging mirrors, and work with a contractor for trickier changes, such as built-in bookcases. Before...
Do-It-Yourself or Don’t? When to Hire a Professional
DIY home improvements can be cost-effective and fun – until they aren’t. This infographic explores common home repairs and identifies situations where you should enlist an expert.
Make a Splash: Pro Tips for a Cleaner Car
Keeping your car spotless not only makes it look better it can help preserve its value.1 All you have to...
Simple DIY Car Maintenance
If you’re comfortable getting a little dirty, you may want to consider taking on routine maintenance to keep your vehicle running smoothly.
Need More Space for Your Kids? How to Create a Children’s Basement Playroom
As your children grow, so does their need for play space. Backyards and outdoor areas are great when the weather’s nice, but how do you make the most of cold or rainy days? Many people turn their underused basement space into a kid’s playroom. Check out these finished basement playroom...